SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (WDTN) – A mother and her four children were injured after a crash in Springfield Tuesday.
According to the Springfield Police Department, the single-car crash happened at 8:34 a.m. on East High Street. A 32-year-old woman was driving her four kids — ages 10, nine, six and 5 — in the vehicle. When heading around a curve, the woman drifted off the road and hit a tree.
The five year old was flown to Dayton Children’s, but is going to be okay. The 9 year old was taken by ground to Dayton Children’s, he is in the ICU under evaluation. The mother and the two other children were taken to Springfield Regional. No one was critically injured in the crash.
Police said the woman was wearing a seat belt, but not of the kids were restrained. The woman was cited for not having a driver’s license, failure to control and no child restraints.
East High Street was closed in both directions from Buxton Avenue to Oakland Court after the crash but has since reopened.